Unmasking the Maya

Maya Today
Cultural traditions, American influences,
and Maya experiences in the United States.

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Although their glorious past now lies in ruins, seven million Maya are still living in Mexico and Central America, and another million in the United States.


Chamula Girl
  Maya Weaver
Women continue to weave elaborate designs into their native clothes and make clay vessels for household use. Maya Potter
  Maya Farmer
The men continue to work their fields by hand
and trade great distances.
Maya trader
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